Astronautics Vocabulary

The Astronautics Vocabulary is a glossary of terms that pertain to the science and technology of spaceflight. This alphabetical list can be navigated by clicking on the letters A-Z displayed on this page.

Definition of orbit lowering

Translation: abaissement d'orbite

Definition: An orbital control by which the average altitude of an artificial satellite is lowered.

Other Definition: None

Synonym: None